In quiet moments

In quiet moments my thoughts will often shift to those who are struggling and hurting. These souls may be next door, miles away, and around the world. Early this morning these words from Jesus came to mind from his Sermon on the Mount: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of…

#GiveThanks

Today is Thanksgiving Day, in a year like no other. And yet, the day gives us reason to pause and reflect more than ever before. In a year, in a world, where there is so much that is negative to bring the spirit down, there is still so much positive to inspire our soul. So,…

Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona AZ

Built on Coconino National Forest land, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a beautiful site built into the red rocks of Sedona. According to the chapel website, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, local rancher and sculptor, commissioned the building of the chapel. She was inspired by the Empire State Building. Initally she attempted to build the…

Happy Easter! ✝

May you enjoy the true spirit of Easter with someone you love. May you feel the hope in your heart and know that God is doing something great and wonderful. ✝✝✝✝✝✝   Matthew 28:5-6 Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here, for he…

National Day of Prayer 🙏🏻

We have been called to designate tomorrow as a National Day of Prayer.  This morning on my walk, as I saw the numerous spring flowers along the road, I thought of the verse below. Tomorrow I will spend time praying for our nation, our leaders, friends and family, and our world.  Will you join me?…